The roots of Chris Moyles' 'rift' with Comedy Dave revealed as he's seen pictured on holiday with pal's ex-wife months after they announce divorce
16:41 GMT, 15 November 2012
They're rumoured to be involved in a 'bitter feud' after Chris Moyles reportedly struck up a 'close friendship' with his Radio 1 partner Comedy Dave's ex-wife.
And now the roots of their row seem to have been revealed as pictures have emerged of Moyles on holiday with Dave's former wife Jayne months after the pair had announced their marriage split.
In April last year Comedy Dave, real name Dave Vitty, revealed he had split from 35-year-old Jayne, who he had been with for five years and share a daughter together.
Holidaying together: Pictures have emerged showing Chris Moyles on holiday with Comedy Dave's former wife in Cyprus – months after he had announced their marriage split
But months later in August 2011 Moyles was seen enjoying a holiday with Jayne in Paphos, Cyprus, along with his brother Kieron and his wife Kerry.
Chris, 38, can be seen grinning widely as he sits opposite a tanned Jayne, 35, during the holiday, which he took during a break from his Radio 1 show, which came to an end in September this year.
In another shot they're snapped at a bar chatting away while his former sidekick was missing from the getaway.
Enjoying each other's company: Dave announced their split in April 2011 but in August four months later Chris headed on holiday with his ex partner, reportedly causing a rift between the Radio 1 duo
Mike Walsh, who lives in Cyprus and was at the Coral Bay bar at the same time as Chris and Jayne, told the Mirror: 'He was sat in the corner with Jayne and someone asked him for a photo and he obliged.
'One of the girls in the bar knew who Jayne was and said to me, ‘That’s Dave Vitty’s missus’ and she expected Comedy Dave and everyone to be there, but they weren’t.
'It was mainly just the two of them together with people coming and sitting with them to chat and then going off again.'
Former pals: Chris and Dave are reportedly no longer speaking following the demise of their Radio 1 show in September
Four months prior, Vitty had announced the split, saying: 'No one else is involved and the decision is mutual and totally amicable.'
It was revealed this week that Chris and Dave are reportedly no longer talking to each other and rumours of a rift have been rife since the show ended two months ago.
Friends of Dave, who met Jayne when she
was a runner on the Radio 1 Breakfast show, said he felt betrayed by the
pair's close friendship.
Chris and Dave also allegedly held separate leaving
parties after the Radio 1 Breakfast show ended after ten years with
friends meeting Dave at a London pub before moving on to meet Chris, 38,
As they were: Jayne Sharp was with Dave Vitty for five years and they share a daughter together but Dave's said to have disliked Chris' close friendship with her since their split
A Radio 1 insider told the Daily Mirror: 'They were so tight knit but that changed almost overnight after Dave got wind of the friendship.
'Things deteriorated fast and it was never the same again.'
Dave and Jayne, who have a three-year-old daughter Nicole together, separated after five years in April 2011.
split from his long-term girlfriend Sophie Waite in September 2010
after he reportedly told her he wasn't ready for marriage.
Miss Waite was said to be heartbroken.
Jayne, who previously dated Chris Evans, presents a late night TV show Bingo Live.
Rumours circulated that there was a rift between the pair when Dave refused to take part in Chris' theatre tour.
There's no suggestion she and Moyles became more than friends.
A source added: 'To say there is no love lost is an understatement. Dave feels totally betrayed.'